Project and the 12th Congress of International Society for Ethnology and Folklore / Société Internationale d´Ethnologie et de Folklore (SIEF) in Zagreb

SIEF2015 12th Congress: Zagreb, Croatia. 21-25 June 2015

http://www.siefhome.org/congresses/sief2015/

Theme: Utopias, Realities, Heritages. Ethnographies for the 21st century

The 12th international SIEF congress will take place in Zagreb, 21-25 June 2015. We expect over 800 anthropologists, ethnologists, folklorists and others interested in European culture for four exciting days of keynotes, parallel panels, book exhibit and a congress banquet.

The Call for Papers, Films and Posters has now closed, with over a 1000 submissions. Decisions on the proposals will be made by January 28th that will then be followed by the paper transfer process and the call for funding. We are hoping to open registration by March 9th.

Keynote speakers at SIEF2015

Jasna Čapo, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb Deborah Kapchan, Performance Studies, New York University Orvar Löfgren, Division of Ethnology, University of Lund Bernhard Tschofen, Institute of Popular Culture Studies, University of Zurich Plenary Closing roundtable will be chaired by Regina Bendix, Institute of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology, University of Göttingen

The venue

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Zagreb Ivana Lučića 3 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Conference organisers

Local Committee Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb: Nevena Škrbić Alempijević, Marijana Belaj, Sanja Potkonjak, Tihana Rubić, Petra Kelemen

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb: Jasna Čapo, Valentina Gulin Zrnić, Naila Ceribašić, Tvrtko Zebec

Scientific Committee Jasna Čapo, Laurent Fournier, Valdimar Hafstein, Peter Jan Margry, Sanja Potkonjak, Clara Saraiva, Monique Scheer, Nevena Škrbić Alempijević

The Congress committees are assisted by the nomadic team of professional conference organizers, and membership administrators, NomadIT

  • Project is supported by Croatian Science Foundation

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  • Project leading institution: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb

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  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology

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  • Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Department of Geography

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